Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

MissionOffice of Emergency Management

The role of emergency management as an office is ever expanding in scope and increasing in its commitment to the citizens of Henry County. The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will implement a comprehensive all-hazards emergency management program using sound risk management principles that will improve responder safety, interoperability, and quality of life while minimizing adverse effects through mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities.


Promote a safer and less vulnerable community through effective partnerships of local government, local business and industry, emergency services, human service agencies, and the citizens of Henry County.

Local Emergency Planning Commission

Henry County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) serves as a staff element for the Local Emergency Planning Commission (PDF) and a resource for the Henry County Board Public Safety Committee.


Henry County OEM is staffed by one full-time Director, Chief Deputy Director, Administrative Assistant, and numerous volunteer Deputies.

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